MOTORCYCLIST DIES IN A CRASH NORTH OF NEWCASTLE

A motorcyclist has been killed after colliding with a ute at Williamtown around 6:15pm on Tuesday night.

The rider was struck on Cabbage Tree Road, and sent careering into a fence.

He died at the scene.

The 24-year-old driver of the ute escaped uninjured, and was taken to hospital for routine blood alchohol tests.

Police are urging anyone with dash-cam footage to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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